20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Oct 5, 2010 - Fiction - 438 pages
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Journey into the deep.

This extraordinary voyage into the depths unknown aboard the legendary submarine Nautilus--commanded by the brilliant, tragic Captain Nemo-explores both the limitless possibilities of science and the twisted labyrinth of the human mind.

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"At ten o'clock in the evening the sky was on fire. The atmosphere was streaked with vivid lightning. I could not bear the brightness of it; while the captain, looking at it, seemed to envy the spirit ... Read full review

Contents

PART ONE I A Shifting Rqef
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The Pros and Cons
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As Monsieur Wishes
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Jules Verne (1828-1905) used a combination of scientific facts and his imagination to take readers on extraordinary imaginative journeys to fantastic places. In such books as " Around the World in Eighty Days, From the Earth to the Moon, " and " Journey to the Center of the Earth, " he predicted many technological advances of the twentieth century, including the invention of the automobile, telephone, and nuclear submarines, as well as atomic power and travel to the moon by rocket.

A two-time winner of the Philip K. Dick Award and recipi

A two-time winner of the Philip K. Dick Award and recipi

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